Pediomelum tenuiflorum (Scurfy Pea)

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Synonym Psoralidium tenuiflorum. Also known as Slimflower Scurfpea.

Scurfy Pea is a legume that is highly drought-tolerant because of its deep taproot. Legumes are known to carry beneficial bacteria and to be nitrogen fixer. It sports purple flowers that are pollinated by native bees.


AT A GLANCE

Texas native
Yes
Water use Low, medium
Sun exposure Full sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Summer
Mature height up to 2 ft
Attracts Butterflies
Host plant Jaguar Flower Moth
Poisonous Mild toxicity to livestock.
Notes Native bee and bumble bee friendly.

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)